Meaning of grateful

grate•ful

Pronunciation: (grāt'ful), [key]
— adj.
  1. warmly or deeply appreciative of kindness or benefits received; thankful: I am grateful to you for your help.
  2. expressing or actuated by gratitude: a grateful letter.
  3. pleasing to the mind or senses; agreeable or welcome; refreshing: a grateful breeze.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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